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PUBLIC MARKS from tadanderson with tags development & Silverlight

2012

XAML Developer Reference Book Review

Perfect for those looking to get into WPF, Silverlight, or XAML for Windows (Windows 8) development.

2011

SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight Book Review

This book will take you to the next level of using SharePoint and Silverlight together. I can say that it did that for me.

Essential Windows Phone 7.5: Application Development with Silverlight Book Review

If you are considering Windows 7.5 development, you owe it to yourself to get this book, digest it, and then keep it by your side.

Silverlight 5 was Killed Last Year and then Released Today

Woo Hoo... or who cares? I'll download it, play with it, but none of my customers will use it until Microsoft starts talking about its future.

Microsoft moved my cheese again and I don't really care to find it.

Over the years Microsoft has not only moved my cheese, they have also quite often eaten it.

Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Unleashed Book Review

This book has moved Blend from a tool I use once in a while to one that I feel confident enough about to use for any UI development.

Silverlight 4 Unleashed Book Review

This book is packed with great advice on how to build Silverlight applications correctly. It is an easy to read book, and will also make a great reference.

2010

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2.

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2 which includes Microsoft Test Manager to capture and playback action recordings for Silverlight 4 applications.

.NET Architecture and Development Book Recommendations 2010 End of Year

I have decided to push out another book recommendation blog. There have been a ton of books come out this year both good and bad. Please don't the Shiny Turds Books that do not Cut the Mustard *-Do not Buy-* section. It is next to the last in the list.

Architecturally how dead is Silverlight?

I can't speak for the money men and women. Only time will tell how much damage was done to the image of Silverlight. So far in my camp it has been a 50/50 split. One project still a go, one cancelled.

Free 1000-page ebook by Charles Petzold entitled Programming Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has released a free 1000-page ebook by Charles Petzold entitled "Programming Windows Phone 7". It is actually pretty sweet, especially for free.

Silverlight is Dead, Long live HTML 5??? Really? HTML 5

Personally PDC bored me to death (until Bob did his interview). I didn’t go, that may have kept me awake during the Keynote. I do not need to pay 5K a year to maintain a software license just so MS can help me develop HTML 5. EVERYONE will be doing that.

Silverlight 4 in Action Book Review

Finally someone has given Matthew MacDonald some competition when it comes to Silverlight books. This book is a great read.

Professional Silverlight 4 Book Review

Finally someone has given Matthew MacDonald some competition when it comes to Silverlight books. This book is a great read.

2009

New Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight 3.0 - October 2009 Released

The Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level WPF and Silverlight client applications. This guidance will help you design and build flexible composite client applications. This release allows you to use Silverlight 3.....

WPF Control Development Book Review

WPF is a vast topic. This book does a great job of zeroing in on some of the most powerful functionality WPF has to offer and assembling it in a very concise format....